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    Tennessee provides 12 summer programs for gifted and talented high school students.  Go to for more information.  Applications are available beginning Sept. 1- December 2, 2017 on the Governor's Schools website.  Complete nomination packets must be POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN DEC 2, with the exception of the Governor's School for the Arts which will be NOVEMBER 4 to allow for student auditions.    If you have any questions see Ms. Patt in the Guidance Office.

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    Have you signed up for our text reminder and update service? Students and parents can receive texts on updated school announcements, events and other important information.

         Text this message @knoxbesths to 81010

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  • Per Knox County Policy, no food from an outside vendor is allowed to be brought into the school during lunch.

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    The main door of the building will be unlocked at 7:30 a.m. If you arrive prior to 7:30 am you will have to wait outside regardless of weather or time of morning.  7:00/7:30 am classes will discuss entrance procedures directly with their teachers.

     Students arriving before 8:15 a.m. need to stay in designated locations. These areas are the gym or cafeteria. The area in front of the main office must be kept clear. No students are allowed to go to their lockers or teachers' classes before 8:15 a.m. without a note from the teacher who they are going to see.

    If you arrive at school after 8:30 am, all doors will be locked and you MUST enter through the main entrance facing Emory Road.

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